Fwd: Non migrating swallows

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Subject: Fwd: Non migrating swallows
From: Sue Lashko <>
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 05:02:34 +0000
Can anyone offer an explanation for the Welcome Swallow behaviour mentioned in the email below?

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From: Virginia Hooker <>
Date: Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 11:52 AM
Subject: Non migrating swallows
To: Sue Lashko <>

Dear Sue,
We on the Nerriga Rd at Braidwood and have been very happy to be part of the COGs audit of birds on our properties here – thank you again for doing that for our Landcare group.
Sorry to bother you but hoping you might have an answer to this question please.
We have noticed that the swallow population on our property has not migrated this year but has stayed and are very visible circling the paddocks.
Is there an explanation and is it happening elsewhere?
Many thanks and again apologies,
Virginia & Barry Hooker
10038 Nerriga Rd

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